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What's On This Winter: School Holidays on the Mornington Peninsula

25 June 2024

The Mornington Peninsula offers plenty of fun activities for the winter school holidays. There's no need to fly north or hit the slopes for adventure; instead, explore wonderful attractions and experiences right here on the Mornington Peninsula.

We’ve done the hard work for you, and put together a short list.

Have fun!

Arthurs Seat Eagle


Winter will be truly special this year at the Arthurs Seat Eagle!

Embark on a wondrous winter adventure and enjoy an enchanting experience that will warm your heart and captivate your imagination. There is an array of exciting events and activities lined up for these holidays.

Prepare to be delighted as FAUX SNOW FLURRIES cascade from the summit.
Saturday nights come alive with WINTER MAGIC NIGHTS.
Immerse yourself in CULTURAL ENRICHMENT with yarn and yidaki sessions.

Enjoy the thrill of NOCTURNAL ANIMAL shows.
Step into a whimsical world with our blow-up BALLOON DOME.S
SUNDAY SESSIONS are back - featuring a different local artist every week.

... And so much more!!

To join the fun at The Eagle these school holidays, head over to their website for more info:

Winter at Arthurs Seat Eagle



This might be one for the parents!

Make a date with T’Gallant this Winter Holidays. Enjoy a free Kids meal with any adult Main meal purchase. T’s & C’s apply.

To reserve your spot, visit their website:

T'Gallant Vineyard

Green Olive


Green Olive at Red Hill are joining the school holiday fun by running kids activities Monday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s over the school holidays.

Decorate Cookies and Enjoy Hot Chocolate: Get creative with delicious cookies and warm up with a cozy cup of hot chocolate. Fun for all ages!

Lunch & Farm Drawing Competition: After cookie decorating, enjoy a delightful family lunch. Kids can unleash their creativity by drawing their own farm scenes to enter the holiday competition.

Win Exciting Prizes! All drawing entries have a chance to win a Family Lunch for four.

For more info and to reserve your spot, click link below:

School Holidays at Green Olive

Mp Wizard


This winter, families and adventurers are invited to discover the magic the Mornington Peninsula by joining a Wizardry Quest!

From June 3 until 4pm on Monday, July 15, participants have the chance to win one of three magical family getaways and experiences worth over $1,400.

Participation in the Wizardry Quest is simple! Adventurers can pick up a quest map from participating businesses or download it from their website.

Start your quest by visiting five participating business locations marked on the map. At each site, uncover the hidden code word. Collecting a complete set of code words earns you one entry into the draw.

For more info, visit link below:

Mornington Peninsula Wizardry Quest

Red hill candle co


Red Hill Candle Co workshops are back! A fan favourite.

The candle-making sessions for kids are designed to be easy to follow, offering a fantastic learning experience while ensuring plenty of fun.

Many children attend with a parent or grandparent, making it a special bonding activity.

With four sessions running during the July holidays, these workshops are an ideal activity for a rainy winter day and are popular with families each season.

Bookings are now open on their website:

Red Hill Candle Co Candle Making Workshops

Harry Potter Experience


If you haven't yet experienced this spectacular event right on our doorstep, now is your chance. The season ends in mid-July, and tickets are still available. According to several of our team members who have attended, it truly is a night to remember for both the young and the young at heart!

To book your spot, head to the website:

Harry Potter Forbidden Forest at Mount Martha


Enchanted Adventure Arthurs Seat:

Boneo Discovery Park:

Gunnamatta Trail Rides:

Escape Rooms Mornington:

Mornington Tourist Railway:

Have a wonderful Winter School Holidays on the Peninsula.

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